2017 Spring Collection Drive | Block the Rays on Sunny Days

Date: Wednesday April 5, 2017 – Thursday May 18, 2017

Event Details

The 2017 GenNext Spring Collection Drive has officially launched!

Want to help keep kids safe this summer with sun-cessories? Help GenNext collect sunscreen, sunhats & sunglasses for children and youth in our community who need them most. Drive will run now until May 18, 2017.

We will be scheduling drop-offs of your collected sun-cessories the week of May 18. We will also have an opportunity to volunteer to sort and organize items collected during this week so stay tuned for that!

For more details about the ‘Block the Rays on Sunny Days’ Collection Drive & to access all the materials you need click here. 

Interested in participating? Email Ashley Thorne today to let us know you are in!

GenNext Annual Do-Gooder Awards

Date: Thursday May 18, 2017
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location:  Fitz Rays 110 Dundas St

Event Details
Dream in gold at the exclusive awards ceremony for GenNexters!

Lights, camera, action- it’s time to celebrate all of you for your incredible efforts in making our community great! Join us as we pay tribute to this past year, CELEBRATE our award winning GenNext Ambassadors, volunteers and supporters and look ahead to 2017!
Good food, good company and good times are just a red carpet away!

This is a free event for all GenNexters, however we do ask that you bring a sun-safety item (sunscreen, sunhat, sunglasses) to contribute to our 2017 GenNext spring collection drive, ‘Block the Rays on Sunny Days.’ Those who donate to our collection drive will receive a ballot to be entered into our door prize draw!

It’s your time to shine!!

Space is limited, so register soon! See you there!

Register here.

Bridges out of Poverty Circles Dinner: Spring Edition

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017
Time: 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Location:  Youth for Christ (254 Adelaide Street South)



Event Details

Bridges Out of Poverty Circles is a community initiative coordinated by Goodwill Industries that is comprised of caring and compassionate individuals who meet to share information, support, resources, meals, and friendship.

Join us as we prepare, cook and serve a delicious meal to the wonderful Leaders and Allies of the Bridges out of Poverty Circles program!  For more information on the program, please visit:

Register to volunteer here.

Family Pop-up Volunteering: SARI Therapeutic Riding

Date: Saturday June 17, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Location:  12659 Medway Road, Arva



Event Details

Looking for an opportunity to volunteer as a family? Then look no further. On Saturday, June 17 from 1-3 PM GenNext is hosting a Pop-up volunteering opportunity at SARI Therapeutic Riding that is geared to families. So bring your kids or just bring yourself and join GenNext as we help SARI keep their facility spick and span for the many children and youth attending their programs. Volunteers can expect to help with the following activities: sweeping the barn, prepping flower beds/planting flowers, painting fence posts, picking stones in paddocks (great volunteer role for kids), washing windows and more!

Please note that this volunteer opportunity is taking place on a farm so make sure to dress accordingly. Boots or close toed shoes are highly encouraged.

Limited spots are available for this volunteer opportunity so do not delay, sign up today!

Register to volunteer here.

7th Annual Rugrat Backpack Beach Volleyball Tournament (Recreational)

Date: Saturday July 22, 2017
Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location:  Port Stanley beach

Event Details

This is a ALL-FOR-FUN-AND-FUN-FOR-ALL tournament — all skill levels and experience welcome!

  • 2 divisions, Recreational 6s and Intermediate 4s — all games are first-and-foremost-for-fun (division is based on skill level only — recreational spirit required from all players!)
  • All teams must be co-ed (2 of each gender on the court at all times for Rec 6s)
  • 3 games guaranteed for all teams
  • All games will be played at GT’s on the beach in PORT STANLEY
  • Lunch will be provided for up to 7 members per team
  • Team check-in @ 8:30am, round-robin plays wraps up @ 2pm, Trophy Presentation @ 4:30pm — a full day at the beach! All times approximate!

More info and registration here.

Summer Pop-up Breakfasts with LUSO

Date: Multiple dates available
Time: 8- 10:30 am
Location: 1100 Victoria Drive- Blue Portable


Event Details

Looking for a fun team building volunteer opportunity with heart?  Look no further! Sign your team of 6-8 up to cook and serve up a nutritious meal for children and youth who need it most! This program runs all summer long and is the perfect mix of pancakes, fruit, the great outdoors and non-stop DoGooder fun!

Email to book your team today!

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